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Rachel Dwyer

Rachel Dwyer is Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema at SOAS, University of London

Columns
Power on Trial

Jai Bhim and the search for justice in Indian cinema

19 November 2021
Special
Romancing the Pathan

Tracing the masculinity of star power in Hindi cinema

15 October 2021
Columns
The Hippy Gaze

India through the prism of counterculture

03 September 2021
Thus Spoke Zarathustra
Cinema
Thus Spoke Zarathustra

The Parsi journey across history and cultures—with a stopover at Irani café

23 July 2021
The Pilgrim’s Progress
Columns
The Pilgrim’s Progress

From the martyrdom of Thomas Becket to the holy relics of Hindi cinema

18 June 2021
Satyajit Ray: The Mind of Bengal
Cover Stories
The Mind of Bengal

It is easy to see why Ray’s films were classed as arthouse in the West. In Calcutta, they were screened in cinemas which showed regular Bengali films, whose audiences in the 1950s and 1960s didn’t watch much Hindi cinema

30 April 2021
Exile and the Kingdom
Columns
Exile and the Kingdom

How a penniless European prince became the longest serving royal consort

16 April 2021
The Indian Pastoral
Cinema
The Indian Pastoral

The cinematic evolution of the countryside sends out a social message

19 March 2021
Magic Mountains
Columns
Magic Mountains

Hindi films and the eternal romance of snow

19 February 2021
May the Road Rise up to Meet You
Cinema
May the Road Rise up to Meet You

And don’t go away with a goodbye

22 January 2021

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.

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